Some 30 Rohingya youths have been selected by the World Food Programme for its “Storytellers” project.
Myanmar government spokesman said the parties concerned had agreed that the process would begin next Thursday.
Negotiations about the repatriation process begin.
Mike Pompeo says the top generals are responsible for "gross human rights violations".
Bangladesh’s met department said the Cox’s Bazar district has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since July 2.
Many scholars from the United States, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and India shed light on the issue.
Myanmar govt and army haven't acknowledged any wrongdoing related to “clearance operations” in western Rakhine state.
The passengers include 28 men, 31 women and five children.
“Their punishment was reduced by the military,” a senior jail official says.
UNHCR puts the number of refugees crowded into settlements around Cox’s Bazar at about 900,000.
The two reporters were sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Journalists can appeal to top court twice more or request a presidential pardon.
In recent weeks many Rohingya have been seeking to leave Bangladesh by sea before the monsoon season starts in earnest.
More than 300 people, including 20 Rohingya, have been killed in the clampdown launched in May last year.
Bangladesh says moving refugees to Bhasan Char — whose name means “floating island” — will ease chronic overcrowding.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Action comes after criticism that Facebook was not doing enough to prevent violent and hate-filled content.
Reuters says charges against reporters were attempt to muzzle reporters, demand reversal of sentences.
As many as 1,300 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from India in recent weeks.
India’s Hindu nationalist government regards the Rohingya as illegal aliens and a security risk.
Authorities fear Rohingyas may try to reach other more prosperous countries by boat by paying unscrupulous traffickers.
Some 120,000 Rohingya have languished in displacement camps near Rakhine’s capital, Sittwe, since riots in 2012.
Bangladesh has vowed not to force anyone to return.
Approves a resolution with overwhelming majority; China, Cambodia, Laos and Russia among the minority that opposed.
Many on a Bangladesh repatriation list of 2,260 people have gone into hiding, community leaders say.
US vice president says he is "anxious to hear about progress" in resolving Rohingya crisis.
Dhaka says determining that each refugee return was voluntary would be the responsibility of the UN's refugee agency.
A 15-year-old Rohingya refugee was shot in the elbow on November 4 while grazing cows, according to Bangladesh official.
Both Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation agreement in November last year.
UN investigator says Suu Kyi “is in total denial” about accusations that military raped, murdered and tortured Muslims.